High Court judge appointed: Anthony Faire

Justice John Anthony Faire has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, according to Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson. 
Justice Faire graduated with an LLB (Hons) from Auckland University in 1971. He joined the Hamilton law firm of Stace Hammond Grace & Bishop in April 1971 and the following year was admitted to the partnership of that firm. 
Between 1972 and 1977 Justice Faire was a part time senior lecturer in the Business Management Faculty of University of Waikato. He spent three years as an Examiner of the NZ Society of Accountants for Commercial Law from 1975 to 1977. 
Justice Faire is an author of the New Zealand Commentary – Interpleader in Halsbury’s Laws of England and co-author of various other publications, including Sim Court Practice. 
In 1996 he retired from partnership and was appointed a Master of the High Court, becoming an Associate Judge of the High Court when the title changed  in 2004. In 2011 he was appointed a Temporary Judge of the High Court from February to June 2011. 
The new Judge will sit in Auckland. 

Free newsletter

Subscribe to our FREE newsletter service and we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest breaking news, cutting edge opinion, and expert analysis affecting both your business and the industry as whole.

Please enter your email address below and click on Sign Up for daily newsletters from NZ Lawyer.

Recent articles & video

Chapman Tripp assists in generating over $2.35bn in raisings since NZX relief introduction

Criminal Cases Review Commission opens its doors

Access to their legal representatives compromised for many prisoners, study finds

Major international firms band together to speed up tech use in global dispute resolution

New High Court judge appointed in Auckland

Lowndes Jordan snaps up commercial law specialist

Most Read Articles

Lowndes Jordan snaps up commercial law specialist

Tribunal strikes off two Auckland lawyers

Bell Gully partners nab slots in inaugural list honouring top women in litigation

New High Court judge appointed in Auckland